Was it a Blue Wave? A mandate for Green jobs? A hundred new cracks in the Glass Ceiling? All of the above?
This is the culminating event for the 2018 Midterm Explainer. Join a very smart roster of political analysts and explainers...
counter)induction’s mission since its inception has been straightforward: world-class performances of contemporary chamber music, without hype and without agenda other than our complete commitment to the most compelling music of our day.
Monica Ferrell is the author of three books of fiction and poetry, most recently the collection You Darling Thing (Four Way, 2018). Her novel The Answer Is Always Yes (Dial Press/Random House) was named one of Booklist's Top Ten Debut Novels of...
Join Ashley Dawson, Jamie Tyberg, Kali Akuno and Kate Aronoff for a wide-ranging discussion on how to fight for a Green New Deal.
The need for urgent climate action is more apparent than ever. As grassroots organizers continue to build...
On December 1st, from 7pm to midnight, Brooklyn Public Library will host the first People’s Ball, a party celebrating imagination, style and freedom—with a touch of subversion.
The People’s Ball offers all who attend a red carpet arrival...
Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell first co-starred in director Frank Borzage’s 7th Heaven. Lucky Star is their third and final work with Borzage, from a story by Tristram Tupper, who wrote for movies between serving in both World Wars....
In December's Philosophy in the Library, Kwame Anthony Appiah speaks on "How (Not) to Think About Identity."
Appiah will discuss how identities work, what they have in common, and some of the common pitfalls of identity thinking...
Asia in the World: Geocultural Conversations with Dr. Vishakha N. Desai: Perceptions and Misperceptions of Islam and Muslim Cultures
Dr. Vishakha Desai moderates a multidisciplinary panel focused on perceptions and misperceptions of Islam and Muslim cultures, especially in regions beyond the Middle East, such as South Asia and the diaspora in Europe and America. With Dr....
Called a “volcanic violinist with a huge, fabulous tone” (Los Angeles Times), Lara St. John is equally at home with classical works, new music, folk, and beyond. She is joined by multifaceted pianist Matt Herskowitz, recognized for his jazz,...
This event will take place in the Grand Lobby.
Brooklyn Public Library has commissioned South African artist William Kentridge to deliver the next Message from the Library lecture. Born in Johannesburg in 1955 to a Jewish family, his...
Leading art critics Faye Hirsch, Sharmistha Ray, and Robert C. Morgan join moderator David Cohen in lively debate about current exhibitions around the five boroughs. Presented in association with Artcritical.